VIDEO: New dinosaur 'may be in T-Rex family'

Scientists think that a newly discovered species of dinosaur, whose remains were found after 20 years of excavation in Venezuela, maybe related to the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Venezuela murder blamed on Colombian

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says Colombian paramilitaries ordered the murder of a governing party lawmaker in his home in Caracas.

Arrests in Venezuela lawmaker murder

Two suspects are arrested in Venezuela in connection with the murder of lawmaker Robert Serra of the governing PSUV party on 1 October.

Venezuela 'must pay Exxon $1.6bn'

Venezuela must pay oil giant Exxon Mobil $1.6bn (£1bn) in compensation for assets expropriated in 2007, says a World Bank panel.

Venezuelan lawmaker Serra shot dead

A young politician with Venezuela's governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found shot dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner.

Venezuela defends Clorox seizure

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appears in court in Caracas, charged with inciting violence during protests earlier this year.

Venezuelan fingerprinting 'optional'

Venezuela's recently announced fingerprinting system, aimed at combating food shortages, is to be voluntary, the president says.

Venezuela arrests 13 for smuggling

Venezuela says it has made 13 arrests and seized tonnes of food since launching a major anti-smuggling operation along its border with Colombia.

US travel ban on Venezuela officials

The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.

Trial for Venezuela opposition leader

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez must go on trial on charges related to mass anti-government protests, a judge rules.

US approves Venezuela sanctions bill

The US House of Representatives approves a bill to introduce sanctions against Venezuelan officials involved in human rights abuses.

Venezuela mayors' wives elected

The wives of two Venezuelan mayors jailed over their failure to contain anti-government protests win an election to replace them.

US 'losing patience' with Venezuela

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that impatience with Venezuela is growing over its failure to address the country's serious political crisis.

VIDEO: Venezuela detains dozens in protest

Police in Venezuela detain some 80 demonstrators who were marching to demand the release of those arrested in recent anti-government protests.

Venezuela detains dozens in protest

Police in Venezuela detain some 80 demonstrators who were marching to demand the release of those arrested in recent anti-government protests.

Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes

A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials say.

Venezuela protest camp broken up

In a dawn raid, security forces in Venezuela clear four protest camps in the capital, Caracas, and arrest hundreds of anti-government activists.

VIDEO: Venezuelan protesters 'abused' -HRW

Venezuelan security forces are accused of using excessive force, and even torture, against opposition protesters, in a report by Human Rights Watch.

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